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Meet the Puzzle Mastermind Who Designs Def Con's Hackable Badges


Ryan Clarke, Def Con

Badge master Ryan Clarke, aka LostboY and LosT, has been designing the Def Con badges since 2012. This years badge theme plays off the sic-fi cult classic film They Live about a homeless drifter who stumbles upon a box of mysterious sunglasses that allow

Credit: Ryan Clarke

Def Con is one of the world's biggest hacker conventions, an annual gathering of security experts, cryptographers and at least a few people who could surreptitiously drain your bank account if they wanted.

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